Posts for category: Cashless Trends

Posted by Stephen Herbert | Nov 7, 2017

THIS IS BIG….. How USAT’s Purchase of Cantaloupe Systems Will Create the First Holistic Enterprise Platform in Unattended Retail

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Acquisition

We are thrilled to announce that we have signed an agreement to acquire Cantaloupe Systems, long recognized as a like-minded innovator bringing smart and effective intelligence software to the vending, micro markets, and office coffee service industry. The acquisition enables us to combine Cantaloupe’s award-winning Logistics and vending intelligence technology with our market-leading payment platform […]

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Posted by Amelia Powell | Oct 19, 2017

USAT Talks “Cashless” with Cory Hewett of Gimme Technologies

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Cashless Trends

Today’s interview is with Cory Hewett, the CEO and founder of Gimme Technologies, the creator of an innovative vending technology solution that gives vending executives better sales, inventory and service data.   Q: Tell us about Gimme? Where did the name come from? Gimme is a technology company that builds award-winning iPad apps, cloud applications, server integrations, and patently unique wireless […]

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Posted by Guest Perspective | Aug 28, 2017

A Cashless Society Enabled by Smart Technology

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Cashless Trends

Today’s post is by guest blogger, Beth Kotz. A new wave of digital disruption has generated momentous progress in payment technology. While the concept of a“cashless” society has generated a lot of buzz in recent years, we’re now seeing numerous platforms deliver secure contactless payment transactions – giving rise to an “Internet of Payment Things.”    […]

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Posted by Amelia Powell | Jun 1, 2017

Vending Machines – Not Just for Candy Anymore

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Cashless Trends

It is so exciting to watch how the unattended retail market (and vending in general) has transformed in the past year,  and is now reaching new levels of cool. Everything from luxury cars, to makeup, headphones and Snapchat Spectacles and now band merchandise can be found with increasing regularity in vending machines. It goes to show […]

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Posted by Melissa Hourigan | Apr 25, 2017

USAT Hosted the First Annual USAT Retail Round Table at NAMA OneShow

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Cashless Trends

USAT Kicked off the 2017 NAMA OneShow in Vegas by hosting the first annual USAT Retail Round Table, a discussion of how the vending business is paving the way for retail to embrace technology by way of mobile payments, advertising opportunities, and digital displays. Our panel, kindly sponsored by Chase, and Grab and Go, consisted […]

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Posted by Mike Lawlor | Oct 12, 2016

Everything is Connected – How to Generate Revenue with IoT

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Cashless Trends

I recently had the opportunity to participate on a panel at CTIA Super Mobility Conference, the everything wireless event, held every year in Las Vegas. My panel “How to Generate Revenue with IoT” included executives Karl Burns of T-Mobile, Joel Urano of  Modas Systems and was moderated by Bill Rom of 151 Advisors. We talked […]

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Posted by Amelia Powell | Sep 29, 2016

Toasting FreshBrew on National Coffee Day

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Cashless Trends

Grab a cup a Joe and inhale the smell of morning, today is National Coffee Day and to celebrate, we are toasting FreshBrew with our daily cup! FreshBrew is a national specialty coffee roaster that is working with us to upgrade all of their unattended machines to best leverage USAT’s cashless payments platform. The company […]

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Posted by Amelia Powell | Aug 5, 2016

USA Tech Stories: Featuring Chris Mixon of AT&T

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We recently caught up with Chris Mixon, ‎Industrial IoT Business Development Manager  of AT&T, to get his thoughts on the evolution of mobile payments in the unattended retail industry. As things are progressing in unattended retail, Chris sees mobile payments becoming more prominent thanks in part to the millennial generation. He continued to say,  “Things […]

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Posted by Amelia Powell | Jul 27, 2016

USA Technologies Stories: Greg McCall of Five Star Food Service

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Cashless Trends

We had the opportunity to spend some time with Greg McCall, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Five Star Food Service, at the recent NAMA OneShow  event in Las Vegas. Five Star Food Service is one of the largest and most well respected full-line vending, micro market, office coffee service and food services […]

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Posted by Mike Lawlor | Apr 28, 2016

Top 10 NAMA OneShow Takeaways

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Cashless Trends

It was an exciting week at the NAMA OneShow in Chicago.  As I walked the floor, talked to customers, prospects, strategic partners and members of the press, and listened to and lead discussions trends shaping the industry in the coming years, I was struck with not only how quickly the industry has changed in a […]

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